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El Coqui
Washington, DC
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Free Bradley? Well, I take one but where to park it. Anyone knows where to get cheap 25 MM Ammo? :)
Toggle Commented Jun 7, 2013 on Free Bradley Manning at Meade at BLACKFIVE
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Exercises, right? I think that SEAL Team 13 just deployed. http://fanfiction.tenhawkpresents.com/viewstory.php?sid=12
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Fun part, the libtards think that he did so well with that statement. It only shows that as a class, they are pretty ignorant of military affairs and no surprises there.
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Doing ok in DC. Jose
Toggle Commented Oct 30, 2012 on Sitrep, Sound-off at BLACKFIVE
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Ladies and Gentlemen: I think that everyone has made some valid points but no one had gotten yet the one that I consider the primary argument for an expanded navy. One that Romney as a bussinessman, instincvely understand. When everything is say and done, we are an island-nation that depends in commerce for our livelyhood and prosperity. The free passage of the cargo that supports our lifeblood depends on a strong naval presence. There is no one else that had the resources to do so in the global scale that we need. Frankly, I don't believe that anyone wants the Russians or Chinese to assume that role. No when by example China claims the whole China Sea as their private lake and Russia plays blackmail with Europe natural gas supplies during the winter months. Given that our need for a strong Navy is rather obvious. Even all those carriers are justified when you realized the dearth of US naval bases overseas from where we can ptoject our power. Having a carrier on the high seas means that you never had to ask for authorization.
Toggle Commented Oct 24, 2012 on Military Capabilities at BLACKFIVE
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Thanks, SGT. But I doubt that State collective intelligencia had become so enlightened.
Toggle Commented Oct 15, 2012 on Getting diplomats killed at BLACKFIVE
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Petraus is a professional soldier turned master spy not a politician. So he works better in the shadows. Anyway, we can assume that the same type of restrictive ROE that applied to the security detail probably was applied to the intelligence contingent. Who was that said that "Gentlemen don't read each other mail."
Toggle Commented Oct 15, 2012 on Getting diplomats killed at BLACKFIVE
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Gentlemen: Please, let's remember Raven 42. MPs don't have any problems making the transition from cops to light infantry. The true is that they have always expected to do so if the situation warrants it. Better than sending infantrymen and suddenly expecting them to become and operate like cops. If the Corps wants to centralize their MP assests for maximun effectivity in these budget concious times, more power to it. It also dovetails with their mission of trainers of foreign military forces. Now, they can also train their police forces. Let's not forget that the Corps trained constabulary forces in the 20s and 30s in Central America and the Caribbean. Experiences that were captured in their famous "Small Wars Manual". It seems that their planned return to their roots is going full force.
Toggle Commented Jul 24, 2012 on On "Law Enforcement Battalions" at BLACKFIVE
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Improntu opportunities for training can't be wasted. After giving the lass, the hand signals for gas, gas, gas announcing it loudly. I will explain that this is a timed event and see if can she put on his M-65 Gas mask in the required 30 seconds. The rest of the MOPP posture is to your discretion based on current meteorological conditions. PS: A larger tip may be also appropiate. :)
Toggle Commented May 5, 2012 on Ask an Infantryman, from the 'Stan... at BLACKFIVE
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Funny thing, although this is a great video, when at first it come out. Many thought that it was unrealistic as Women Marines don't engage on amphibious assault training or other infantry related stuff. Of course, that was before recent announcements that make it seem eerily prescient. So yes, I agree, great recruiting video.
Toggle Commented Apr 30, 2012 on New Marine recruiting video at BLACKFIVE
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He probably think that draftees can be seem more readily as "victims" than members of the volunteer force, who to a man and woman do not, even if grievously wounded. Typical lib meme.
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Well, as the Corps prepare itself to become a space force, is doable to get female officers and others ranks into the infantry. Their delicate touch would wring maximum effectiveness from the Marauder fighting mechs. Plus it resolves the issue of new replacements when the nearest recruit depot is light years away from your outpost. And there is the corollary benefit of having someone that can mediate and diplo-speak to the odd alien that prefers peaceful dialogue instead of opening fire with a full barrage at the sight of our vessels. I definitively called this a win and win situation. So let's get into the bandwagon and support the gals.
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Gentlemen: Like you. I am appalled at our cut and run leaders. However, having being in Federal service since 1981 and a student of history. I can not really said that I am surprised. My only hope is that unlike our prior misfortunes in Nam, now we had a net that allows regular citizens like us to keep the true alive. So when the bastards try again to assume the mantle of national leadership, we can show them for the spineless curs that they are. On the meanwhile, what above Pakistan? The truth was that the war was never about Afghanistan. DELENDA EST NUCLEAR PAKISTAN!
Toggle Commented Feb 2, 2012 on Afghanistan and Honor at BLACKFIVE
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And Women!
Toggle Commented Jan 13, 2012 on SmokeJumpers at BLACKFIVE
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The last time that Iran try to pull a similar stump in 88-89 during the Tanker war, after the Navy did its thing. The joke at the time was that if the Iranian Chief of Naval Operations wanted to inspect his fleet, he needed to rent a glass bottomed boat. Here to a repeat.
Toggle Commented Jan 3, 2012 on Iran threatens US carrier at BLACKFIVE
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And a broken clock is right twice a day. The only thing that we need is a Ron Paul presidency that complete John Ringo's The Last Centurion scenario. Happy New year to all.
Toggle Commented Dec 31, 2011 on An act of war against Ron Paul at BLACKFIVE
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Wow, it sound as bad as if the government had allowed Mexican gangs to buy weapons that had been involved in hundreds of deaths...oh, wait. Fast and Furious!
Toggle Commented Dec 28, 2011 on Bogus gun statistics kill the truth at BLACKFIVE
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It also means that we double our force of carriers decks without spending a cent as the Lighting II with operational capabilities that until recently had been the province of carrier or conventional launched planes.
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I just hope that this make it to production because I will love to see it in the big screen.
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In a separate but related issues, liberal colleges and universities will found new ways to keep the military banned from their campuses in three, two, one....
Toggle Commented Sep 20, 2011 on DADT is Officially Over at BLACKFIVE
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Thanks Billo, but these are the same people that discount the eyewitness accounts of the 100s of drivers that were passing by at the time. It don't fit the meme of their sick minds.
Toggle Commented Sep 12, 2011 on The Last Moments Of Flight 77 at BLACKFIVE
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At the time it was believe that DC was going to be hit by Irene, so the Retreat Ceremony was moved earlier to get people home safe and under cover. Earlier that Saturday, the last remaining patients were moved to Bethesda instead of waiting for Sunday as it was originally planned. A former WRAMC RN now a NNMC one
Toggle Commented Aug 31, 2011 on Final Flag at BLACKFIVE
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Jimbo: So close and so far, sorry that I missed it. I could see the celebration from the windows above you. Where as a nurse, I was doing the same thing that I have done there for the last 29 years, taking care of our wounded warriors, our veterans and their dependents. Like thousands of our folks, I am moving to Bethesda to continue the Walter Reed legacy of care there.
Toggle Commented Jul 28, 2011 on Walter Reed closes- end of an era at BLACKFIVE
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Correct me if I am wrong but is anyone else thinking that Pakistani Intelligence's sticky fingers are over this?
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The Shuttle was a coastal Schooner. Where are the clipper ships that are going to take us away from the Green Hills of Terra?
Toggle Commented Jul 11, 2011 on An Era Ends, A New One Begins? at BLACKFIVE
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